Out of the 2,240 passengers and crew aboard the Titanic, only 705 survived. One of the reasons was that too few life boats were available. The 20 boats were able to hold only 1,178 people.
Only 706 people survived the crash of the Titanic. There were a total of 2,223 passengers aboard at the time of the accident.
Of all the passengers and crew on the Titanic, 1,517 people died during its sinking. This number made up approximately 68 percent of all of the people on board of the ship during its maiden voyage. Of the total casualty ...
Although the precise number is disputed, approximately 1,500 people are believed to have died in the sinking of the Titanic. Separate investigations conducted by the United State Senate and British authorities placed the...
At the Titanic's beam, or widest point at the nautical waterline, it measured 92 feet 6 inches. Compared to modern ocean cruisers, this is somewhat small; the Costa Concordia, which foundered in 2012, measured 116 feet a...
The Titanic sank because it hit an iceberg, which tore a hole in the side of the ship and flooded six compartments with water. Thirty-eight thousand tons of water rushed to fill the ship, which resulted in the ship break...
The Titanic sank in the early hours of April 15, 1912. The wreck occurred in the North Atlantic during its maiden voyage from Southampton, England to New York.